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Midwest Roofing provides roofing repair and installation services at the Lake of the Ozarks, Jefferson City, and Columbia areas. Our blog contains posts rich with tips and tricks on maintaining and protecting your home or commercial building.

Get Your Deck Ready for Winter Now

low angle view of home deck with railings at sunset

No matter how well-sealed or well-built your wooden deck is, winter can be hard on it. The extreme temperature shifts, snow, and animals looking for a cozy place to spend the season: these all contribute to deck damage that grows if left untreated. Here are 3 easy steps to make sure your deck survives until spring:

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The Power of the Sun (Tunnel)

3d rendered illustration of sun tunnel system transporting natural daylight from roof into room

Is your home lacking natural sunlight and isn't as bright as you'd like? Are the positions of your windows fixed where it doesn't let much light in? Unfortunately, this isn't something you can change; however, there is a simple workaround to this dark problem. Adding a sun tunnel is a great alternative to adding more light into your home.

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Make Yard Maintenance Easier with Two Changes

dew-laden grass field at sunrise

Most of us have the plants our house came with. Unless you like to garden, it can be difficult to know if the plants are local species, if they need special care during seasons, or if they need more or less water than normal to keep them moderately thriving. If you want to reduce your watering bill without drying out your yard, and you want to use the changes to protect your home, here are a few ways to keep your plants healthy, no matter what type they are:

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Dress Up Your Home with Decorative Vents

close-up of decorative brass vent cover for home air system

While the outside of your home and roof may see improvement projects, look inside too! Your home is your castle and its interior design is an extension of your personality. Whether you've already taken an active hand in redecorating your home or are still choosing the first shade of paint, don't forget the peripherals! We've all seen at least one example of mismatched fixtures, often in the form of a dingy, beige light switch and outlet covers on freshly painted walls. But what about your vents? Don't settle for the old defaults, dress up your home with fixtures that match your style.

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